Worzel Gummidge

Children’s TV at Christmas back in the 1970s and ’80s was pretty different from today’s modern programmes, with their amazing digital animation and special effects. Take a trip back in time and you’ll find the likes of Worzel Gummidge –…

Birds: The Winter Garden

Winter seems to arrive out of nowhere, with the weather changing almost overnight from late autumnal sunshine to crisp, cold mornings and freezing nights. Birds can face a fight to survive during the British winter, when there are fewer daylight…

Eurythmics: Walking in a Winter Wonderland

The musical duo of Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart have been cited as recording the most-played version of a classic Christmas song with their 1987 hit, Winter Wonderland. Their modern arrangement of the 1934 classic is played on the radio…

Lassie

Think of famous fictional dogs and Lassie probably springs to mind first. Spanning over 50 years, this delightful rough collie pooch was the starring character of books, films and TV programmes.   Origins of Lassie The character of Lassie was…